ISL-SEASON 4-MATCH-76-CHENNAIYIN FC VS JAMSHEDPUR FC
Match 76 of Indian Super League 4, held on Feb 18 ,saw the Chennaiyin FC play against Jamshedpur FC.
Chennaiyin FC drew with Jamshedpur FC by 1-1 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai, Wellington’s volley in the first half was canceled out by Rafi’s superb header in the dying moment. Chennaiyin FC had 61% possession than Jamshedpur’s 39%.
Jamshedpur went into the break with a 1 goal advantage
Jamshedpur FC won the toss and chose their side. The hosts started to keep the possession with them after the start and didn’t allow Jamshedpur FC to get hold of the ball. In the 16th minute, Augusto tried his luck from a distance towards the Goa, but his shot went high over the crossbar.
In the 25th minute, Jerry’s lovely ball found Farukh at the far post who directed his header towards the target, but his header went wide off the post. Inigo Calderon’s clearance of a free-kick found Priori outside the box, who then fired a volley towards the far post which found the bottom corner and struck everyone with a surprise. That also marked 200th Hero ISL goal of the season.
In the 36th minute Bikramjit received the ball in the middle and unleashed a shot towards the goal, but his shot went wide of the far post. Finally, Jamshedpur went into the break with a 1-0 lead.
Rafi’s late header gave the hosts a point from the game
As the second half started in the 52nd minute Gavilan found Augusto in the middle who then drilled in a low shot towards the target, but it went wide of the far post. A couple of minutes later Augusto tried to curl the ball from inside the box towards the target, but he missed it by a whisker.
In the 56th minute, Gavilan’s ball from the free kick found Mailson’s head inside the box, but his header went over the crossbar. In the 88th minute, Chennai scored an equalizer through super sub-Rafi after Rene Mihelic’s cross from the corner found Rafi at the far post who then headed it towards the goal with more power. In the added time Priori fired a shot from outside the box towards the far post, but Karanjit saved it by diving it towards the right.
In the next minute, Mihelic put a lovely ball from a free kick just ahead of Sereno who was not able to get hold of it. Finally, Chennai played out a draw against Jamshedpur by sharing the points.
FINAL MATCH SCORE
|SWIFT LIMITLESS PLAYER OF THE MATCH||MOHAMMED RAFI|
|WINNING PASS OF THE MATCH||JERRY MAWIHMINGTHANGA
|EMERGING PLAYER||FARUKH CHOUDHARY|
|FITTEST PLAYER||INIGO CALDERON|
|HERO OF THE MATCH||WELLINGTON PRIORI|
ISL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Chennaiyin FC and Jamshedpur FC.
Jamshedpur FC tweet after the game
FT: A lucky late header for @ChennaiyinFC saves their day as we share the spoils after dominating the game!
Chin up, the Top 4 race is 🔛
— Jamshedpur FC (@JamshedpurFC) February 18, 2018
ISL tweet after the match
— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) February 18, 2018
Chennaiyin FC tweet after the game
With @iammohammedrafi‘s goal today, we’ve scored 1⃣0⃣ goals in the final 1⃣0⃣ minutes of our matches played this season!
— Chennaiyin FC (@ChennaiyinFC) February 18, 2018